GPWA Times Magazine Issue 7 at a Glance

Cheeky power
Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has made a name for itself with a wide variety of betting offerings and highly original marketing stunts. »

Avoiding the 8 common poker affiliate mistakes & pitfalls
Breaking into the poker market is a competitive endeavor, so affiliates need to play smart. »
Affiliate Interviews

Steve talks about hosting live poker events, the importance of private freerolls and why his cats hate his job. »
From the Forums
The Gambling Recession?
GPWA forum members discuss the impact of the global economic downturn on the gambling industry. »
Affiliate Manager Interviews

Steffi from ReferBack discusses localized marketing, why ReferBack decided to enter the poker market and why she's proud to consider herself South African. »

Lina talks about developing an award-winning commercial, the differences working with land-based and online-only brands, and why she wouldn't change anything about her life. »

Grant discusses the benefits of working with a program focused on one brand, why Players Palace Casino developed its unique sign-up offer as it did and how he establishes trust with affiliates. »

Rakesh talks about the pros and cons of living in Singapore, what I-Slots are and common SEO mistakes. »

Shaun talks about running a site solely dedicated to rakeback, getting certified by Affiliate Guard Dog and being an Irishman in Costa Rica. »

Neil discusses the effects of merging affiliates programs on affiliates, the strengths and weaknesses of the two main affiliate program models, and his worst football injuries. »

Kaye discusses the Chinese-language market, why Klub8 offers live dealers and why Japanese was her favorite subject in school. »
APCW Wall of Shame
These four parties have recently attacked the online gambling industry from within and without.»
Seal of Approval
GPWA seal program reaches 609 sites, 43 countries
Webmasters weigh in on why they are proud to have the GPWA seal on their sites. »
Webmaster News
Norway passes its own version of the UIGEA
The Norwegian legislation bans financial service providers from processing online gambling transactions. »
Banks given until Dec. 2009 to comply with UIGEA
Financial service providers that do business in the U.S. are required to do due diligence on corporate customers to ensure they are not processing gambling transactions. »
Microgaming withdraws from U.S.
The software provider's decision comes after a Kentucky ruling that would seize the domains of any gambling site that accepted Kentucky customers. »
Issue 7